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sacrificed so she and her brother could get an ivy league education. >> i choke up when i talk about this stuff because it is why we're here. >> reporter: needless to say her own daughters inhabit a much different world. sasha is now 11 and malia, a teenager. it's hard enough to be 14 if your parents aren't the president and first lady. how do you help her negotiate that real lly frenc lly teachery of 14? >> we don't do the oh, woe is me thing, she's got a great life, she's got great friends, she's happy. it's kind of hard, especially as we point out, look around. you want to see hardship? you want to see struggle? you don't have it, kid, having the president as your father way down on the list of tough. just like, you'll be fine. >> reporter: she often refers to herself as mom in chief she comes to the role with a high-powered pedigree, graduate of harvard law school he ultimately walked way from her career so her husband could pursue his political ambitions. >> i'm his biggest supporter. >> reporter: are you also, brutally honest? >> i'm honest, absolutely. >> reporter: you think s
about education and i know what he has said about education. and almost every woman with a child cares about education and cares about health care. so those are the two main issues that women are concerned about. >> reporter: so an eager crowd here waiting for the first lady. she should be on stage in the next few minutes. we'll bring you her remarks. julie cary, news4. >>> a federal judge today scolded the former d.c. county chair for disobeying court orders. brown plead guilty to a felony this summer and was supposed to check in by tephone each week. but he didn't. tom sherwood is here now with the story. >> you can ask any lawyer, if you're facing the jail sentence, you don't want to anger the judge. >> reporter: kwame brown was ordered to court tuesday for failing to check in weekly before he sentenced in november for a felony branch fraud. last summer brown, a former rising star in city politics, resigned his chairmanship and left city politics. his career in ruins. at his guilty plea last summer, he promised to coop. but judge richard leon was told tuesday, he had three times fai
to silence the teenager because she has been speaking out in favor of educating girls. her name is malala, and today doctors removed a bullet from her shoulder. they say she is in stable condition. cnn's re sfwl a saya got an interview with the teen type offist a year ago. listen. >> so why do you risk your life to raise your voice? >> because i thought that my people need me, and i shall raise my voice because if i didn't raise my voice, when will i raise my voice? >> some people might say you're 14. you don't have any rights. you just have to listen to mom and dad. >> i have rights. i have the right of education. i have the right to play. i have the right to sing. i have the right to traumati i have the right to go to market. i have the right to speak. >> what if a girl says i'm afraid, i just want to stay in my room? >> i'll tell her don't don't stay in your room because god will ask you on the day of judgment where were you when your people were asking you, when your school fellows were asking you, and when your school was asking you that i am being blown up. when your people need you
'm getting? >> what i wouldsay is the same thing i say to liberals. can't always make education better by throwing more money at it. depend our vital interests, but let's not be everywhere all the time. let's no decide every war is something that u.s. dollars as well as soldiers have to participate in. so i do object to it. i'm concerned that you know, we could be at war with syria even before the election occurs. if things escalate across turkey's border. you have the head of nato now says that if turkey's attacked, all of a sudden, nato's mite will be involved in this war and i think for a border skirmish between syria and turkey, where syria's government is very weak and destabilized, i don't want to see world war where all of nato comes on to the turkish syria border. i don't think that's what the american people want and we need to be very careful about it. >> just want to show you something i saw interesting today. you have a super pac. rand pack and have been running some ads. so far, six figures. you've been spending real money on this. rand pac 2016. i'm sorry, i was confused.
1908s. have not. let's get that message across and talk about investment and education. not focusing on pbs so much but early childhood education. things we need on do now to really get growth going. strong message there. >> let me bring in congressman john yarmoth, democrat from kentucky. good to see you this morning. >> good morning. >> four years ago president obama said if you don't have a record to run on, you make a big election about small things. is that what he is doing with big bird? >> you know, i think one of the most important points about big bird, it relates to the wall street comment. if you really are going to make a dent in deficit reduction you don't pick on things like big bird. you pick on big things like tax cuts for multimillionaires. and -- so -- no, i don't think it is an irrelevant point but i agree we ought to be talking about what the next four years will bring because it looks like romney administration would just be one big surprise party. we have no idea what that is going to be like. so -- but i think the president and the vice president really do need
was wrong. the taliban are actually proud of targeting a teenage girl who wants an education. a taliban spokesman called her, quote, the symbol of inif a dells and obscenity. unquote. in fact, malala is a devout muslim. she rose to prominence as a symbol of resistance to curtail education for girls when they took control of the swat valley in 2009. at age 11 she was writing an anonymous blog about life under be the taliban. in one entry entitled, i am afraid, she wrote about a terrible dream of helicopters and the taliban. fear is the taliban's primary weapon. reinforced with a willingness to use extreme violence against anyone who contradicts their medieval rules. her willingness to speak out gave her a nomination for the children's peace prize. >> there are people whose voices have been suppressed and people are living in fear but i think there will be many malala's in this country. i have all the faith. >> reporter: today school children made a point of praying for her. medical officials say that malala will be kept in the hospital for a few more days and then if necessary moved onto
. she was wrong. the talibaner proud targeting a teenage girl who wants an education. the taliban spokesman called her the symbol of infidels and obscenity. in fact she's a devout muslim. she promised a resistance curtail education for girls. at age 11 she was writing an anonymous blog about life under the taliban. in one entry entitled i'm afraid she wrote about a terrible dream of helicopters and the taliban. fear is the taliban's primary weapon reinforced with the willingness to use extreme violence against anyone who contradicts their medieval rules. her willingness to speak out earned her a nomination for the international children's peace prize. the taliban's efforts to suppress and punish her may backfire. >> there's people's voice whose have been oppressed and people are living in fear. but i feel there will be many more in this country. >> reporter: today school children remember her and made a point to pray for her. medical officials say that she will be kept in the hospital for a few more days and then if necessary moved on to the united arab emrates. >> this is an impo
education... slash k-12 funding... and cut college aid for middle class families ... they won't go far. yet that's exactly what mitt romney wants to do... ...to pay for a $250,000 tax break for multi-millionaires. if mitt romney wins, the middle class loses. priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. . >>> redskins hope the kicking problems don't continue on sunday and they brought in a new kicker. let's talk about the state of the skins and doing some double duty today, aren't you? >> we sure are and we'll give you an update from inside the stadium? just a -- just a moment. rg3 continues his road to recovery. looks good, felt good and takes about 85 to 90s for of the practice snaps on thursday and took less today, 75 to 80% and you mentioned the new kicker, they signed him a few days ago. he was named the nation's best college kicker in 2009. he was at ucla. the pro career is yet to blossom and spent 2011 on injured reserve with the dallas cowboys and spent the summer in training camp with tampa bay and making all five of its cake -- his kicks. he's the 19th
will clean up the environment. i will help with education and improve education. all of those issues we want to make sure that we concentrate on and work very hard to accomplish those things and also to cut down the budget, the budget crisis that we have. so there's a lot of work ahead. >> it's been nine years and while both men have stepped out of the political arena, former california governor, arnold schwarzenegger, is back in the spotlight, promoting a memoir called "total recall." many are calling it an apology tour. last year the former governor making headlines after coming clean about a secret affair with his family's housekeeper that resulted in a child. listen to what schwarzenegger told david gregory this morning about the indiscretion. >> it was a major screw-up, as you've said, i've hurt my wife, i've hurt the kids. >> are you a man of good character? >> i think so. >> even after everything you've done. >> look, i'm sure you made mistakes, i'm sure a lots of people out there made mistakes. i made my fair share of mistakes and that's what my book is about. >> joining me now in lo
that interview. >> so i thought i must stand up for my rights, the right for education, the right for speech. >> some people might say you're 14. you don't have any rights. you just have to listen to mom and dad. >> no, i have the right of education, the right to play, the right to sing, the right to talk. i have the right to go to market. i have the right to speak up. >> reporter: we can objectively report that this is an absolutely adorable young girl and is also fiercely determined in confidence. don, we put a lot of tough questions to her back late last year and she stood up to us. this is a tough girl that many say she represents the best of pakistan. >> thank you very much. we appreciate it. >>> mitt romney is accused of flip flopping during the debate. former president bill clinton goes even further. >> so just show up with a sunny face and say, i didn't say all that stuff i said the last two years. >> next, does mitt romney have a multiple personality? plus, what he told an iowa newspaper that's making some people scratch their heads. all energy development comes with some risk, but
of their subjects. as a result, their students achieve at a higher level. let's develop more stars in education. let's invest in our teachers... ...so they can inspire our students. let's solve this. try the #1 gastroenterologist recommended probiotic. align. align naturally helps maintain digestive balance. ♪ ooh, baby, can i do for you today? ♪ try align today. >>> in the rewrite tonight, another episode of the politics of religion. republican style. republicans are busy pretending that bat crap krasy republican todd akin is not representative of the republican brand. but republican politicians keep popping up all over to prove that bat crap crazy is the republican brand. we showed you this crazy republican congressman from georgia last night who said this about the bible. >> it teaches us how to run our lives individually, how to run our families. how to run our churches. but it teaches us how to run all public policy and everything in society. >> big time national republicans did not feel they had to distance themselves from those crazy words about the bible teaching us how to run all of pub
fenty. >> i think in terms of education vouchers should be considered 100% by both parties. >> that's not a medicare voucher. >> but to be clear, cornell, the actually romney plan and, again thrks is the distinction between the ryan plan and romney plan is crucial, the romney plan is the biden plan which moves away from a straightforward voucher and keeps some form of traditional medicare. i think your attack is an example of what ryan has to do. >> clarify for me now, republicans aren't for medicare vouchers? they're not for that? we're making news now. is that true now? >> the romney plan is not accurately described i think as a voucher plan whereas the original ryan plan was. >> so we're completely disavowing -- >> i'm not doing anything. i'm not here speaking for the republican party. i'm describing the difference between vouchers. >> which is exactly what they did the last debate. >> i think we all know that nobody's -- look. paul ryan says he never uses the word voucher, but he says you're going to get a reimbursement, something to the government you can take to the marketplac
where they're going. but if take you away early childhood education... slash k-12 funding... and cut college aid for middle class families ... they won't go far. yet that's exactly what mitt romney wants to do... ...to pay for a $250,000 tax break for multi-millionaires. if mitt romney wins, the middle class loses. priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. according to an independent, non-partisan study, barack obama and the liberals will raise taxes on the middle class by $4,000. the same organization says the plan from mitt romney and common sense conservatives is "not a tax hike on the middle class." want proof? read the non-partisan study for yourself at american.com. obama and his liberal allies? we can't afford four more years. i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. >>> taking a look at the washington monument. earlier, it seem like it was a little bit darker, you couldn't see it as much. a lot of rain around here. so does that mean it is starting to scoot its way out? >> it certainly is. we won't have to deal with it as we move through to t
was advocating education for girls. yesterday in a san francisco fund-raiser, presidents obama saying, today, al qaeda is on its heels. you know -- why is he seeming to make it look so much better with al qaeda, when that's just not the situation? >> he wants to get past november 6. the whole argument is that i brought peace to the world, the tide of war is receding. i think it's almost inevitable, if we withdraw from afghanistan, accord to the president's schedule in 2014, the taliban and al qaeda will take back over again and the human sacrifice we have made, 2,000 americans dead, will have been completely wasted. that's the direction it is going. that's what laura logan was saying. the point she is making is that the radical islam sifts hatred for western society is not something you can correct without force and response. that's the reality t. may be hard fer americans to understand, but that's the. >> greta: you know what i find most distressing. the narrative since the last debate from the obama campaign is that governor romney is a liar. and people are talking about he lied or not. ed a.p
jackie. i am a mother. i'm not wealthy or educated. i went to high school. i have three sons and two grandchildren. i think it's wonderful to hear their spouse talk about them. it makes me see a different perspective in their personal lives. so i think it's good. host: what is it in particular that you like hearing from the wives of the candidates? is it their personal stories? is it them talking about their families or their professional experiences? caller: i think it is so important when a white support her husband and she can say wonderful things about him. you hear more negative from people, generally, then you do [unintelligible] host: let's go to george in mount olive on the independent line. caller: hearing the wives does not affect my vote. they're not going to say anything negative against your husband. any romney on all these television shows, she is laughing and showing all kind of facial expressions, and her eyebrows never move and forehead never wrinkles. she clearly uses botox. -- annie romney. that's phony. she definitely has had work done. her neckband her hands don'
a preference too on how it feels on their skin. >> you even do fun experiments to educate them, for example? >> i do. you take a piece of colored construction paper, put it outside for a couple hours, you put a key, some objects on it and they can see how the sun fades it. and it's a good way to show them that there are these powers at work we can't see. >> well, it's great advice, it's great to read about your journey. glad you're doing so well today. >> thank you. >>> and coming up next, a live performance from ellie. ♪ >>> the toyota concert series on "today" brought to you by toyota. >> british singer/song writer ellie goulding performed at the duke and duchess of cambridge wedding. now she's out with her second album. good to see you. so i spent some time reading about you last night. and you said every interview you've done for the last two years has been about one subject. because i want you to like me, i'm not even going to mention it. so let's just talk about you. you were one of the only, the only british singer to win the two most prestigious newcomer awards. how much pressure
in times of war and times of peace. for more than 107 years, vmi has done more than educate students. it has guided their transformation into citizens, warriors, and leaders. vmi graduates serve with honor in nation's defense, just as many are doing in afghanistan and other plants. -- lands. i mourn with you the 15 brave souls who have been lost. i join with you and praying for the many vmi graduates who are right now serving in harm's way. may god bless all who serve and all who have served. of all the vmi graduates, and none is more distinguished, perhaps, then general george marshall, the chief of staff of the army became secretary of state, secretary of defense, helped to vanquish fascism and plant it europe's restcue from despair. general marshall once said, "the only way human beings can win a war is to prevent it." those words were true in his time, and in a courtroom in our time -- and they are true in our time. month, our nation was attacked again. a u.s. ambassador and three fellow americans are dead, murdered in benghazi, libya. among the dead or three veterans, all on a m
. but if take you away early childhood education... slash k-12 funding... and cut college aid for middle class families ... they won't go far. yet that's exactly what mitt romney wants to do... ...to pay for a $250,000 tax break for multi-llionaires. if mitt romney wins, the middle class loses. priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. anand great benefits, vote forf wplplacequestion seven.ood pay.. i"i'm not in favor of a a$5 trillion tax cut. that's not my plan." mitchell: "the nonpartisan tax policy center concluded that mitt romney's tax plan would cost $4.8 trillion over 10 years." vo: why won't romney level with us about his tax plan, which gives the wealthy huge new tax breaks? because according to experts, he'd have to raise taxes on the middle class - or increase the deficit to pay for it. if we can't trust him here... how could we ever trust him here? >>> a lot more reunions coming up. we have a big week here on "gma." rob lowe is co-hosting tomorrow. ann romney coming in to co-host wednesday. sam, thank you for starting us off in a great fashion. >> c
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